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Matthew_DenhamArmadas suck. Just about everyone I know this season that had them including myself broke them within the first couple times they used them. My sidewalls separated from the edge on three sides and my skis got completely waterlogged, and one of my other friends tip got absolutely mangled from a simple fall. I've heard that they have been experimenting with how little glue they can get away with using, so the durability has really gone down hill.
TheDetectivesthere are a lot of difference between all these skis....
Group A: Halo dente Vice
all these skis have rocker, and are decently soft, halo and the vice are pretty similar, the al dente is much softer. The vice is an 83 waist which is pretty slim compared to the halo's 95 and the al dente's 97.Out of this group i'd suggest the vice, ive only riden them once but i really had a lot of fun on them!
Group B: thall tw step
all of these skis have mostly camber, the step i know has a little early rise, and the tw might. Flex wise these are all pretty similar and same with the dimensions. I have had some durability problems with volkl and so have a lot of my friends so i tend to shy away from them, they're great skis, just kinda weak. Both the thall and the tw will be great skis, i'd suggest the tw b/c of the early rise in the tip, helps carving, surface swaps and basically any time u might catch an edge!
Conclusion: Moment Vice vs. Scott TW so now decide if you want a lot of rocker, or just a tiny bit
hope this helped
tomPietrowskiWe'll this is the first I have seen of this. Armada make a really solid product. You can usually get more seasons out of there product then most park skis. It certainly sounds like you guys were unlucky but I'm going to guess you would have had similar issues on any ski.
Op as the first reply says you picks a load of different skis there. What have you skied on in the past ? What do you like to do on the hill?
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